OTHER WORDS FROM pugnacityun·pug·na·cious·ness, noun
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“I Am Every Woman,” it said, and Tehelka was widely lauded for its pugnacity.
He is a not just a grinning creationist, he is also willing to disdain Darwinism with a sinister pugnacity.
There is Biercean pugnacity in these words; the author flings down the gauntlet with a confident gesture.The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
But pugnacity and perseverance are not necessarily connected with intellectual genius.The Science of Human Nature|William Henry Pyle
This bird, besides its noted pugnacity, is an arrant rogue, and invariably takes advantage of the House Martin's labour.Birds' Nests, Eggs and Egg-Collecting|Richard Kearton
Incidentally, also, he made good his boasts and held the fort with equal pugnacity from the savages.Historic Highways of America (Vol. 5)|Archer Butler Hulbert
The majority of Ueberhells were accused of presumption and arrogance, of opiniativeness and pugnacity.Complete Short Works|Georg Ebers